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Aug 11, 2013 6:00pm EDT
is enjoying a little r and r on martha's vineyard. today.ed a round of golf officialdent has no public appearance as planned, but will receive the daily briefings. the father of edward snowden is sounding off and criticizing washington for the handling of the nsa leak case. he says the former analyst will remain in russia for the foreseeable future. isright now, edward snowden beyond alarm -- the long armf the law, but his father suggests he could come home to face trial. the nsa leaker is not headed back to the united states because he will not get a fair trial. my son tother i will come home if i believe in the justice system that we should be afforded will be applied correctly. >> and tell that he says he will visit his son in russia. homeolitical furor here at shows no sign of cooling off. before leaving for his vacation on martha's vineyard president obama said he had already been moving the nsa toward more transparency and accountability. >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. >> he betrayed his oath of office for a generation that believe he is a jason bourne and there has
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 6:30pm EDT
that relationship. kristin welker with the vacationing president on martha's vineyard. >> reporter: president obama on the golf course during his first full day of vacation with cameras capturing a moment of frustration. a back in washington his foreign policy frustrations played out on the talk shows. the say he's too soft on russia and accused nsa leaker snowden. >> mr. snowden's being granted asylum in russia is a signal of incredibly bad relations between the united states and russia. >> reporter: senator john mccain argued that the president underestimated the russian counterpart. >> and i know they like to focus on boat language, he's got the slouch in the back of the classroom. >> the president comparing him to the kid in the back of the classroom, i think it very indicative of his lack of appreciation of who splad mir putin is. >> and a new -- >> finally came out last friday trying to come up with ways to salvage the program by window dressing. >> i applaud the president for bringing us there and talking about how do we educate the public that we need this program. >> all this as snowden's
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 11:00pm EDT
of cooling off. before leaving for his vacation -- martha's vineyard, president obama says he will be moving the nsa to more accountability. >> i do not think mr. snowden was a patriot. oath oftrayed his office. there is a young generation that believes he is decent born. ne.re has -- is jason bour >> we have to expand these programs that are lawful and have saved lives. >> washington wants edward snowden brought back home to face justice. >> wildfires force scores of people in southern idaho. two lightnings barked fires scorching nearly 80,000 acres combined. authorities called for the mandatory evacuation of about 200 people as windy weather helps them grow. >> now your weather forecast with john collins. pretty nice day. a little more human but not terrible. but not terrible. they have missed us. line.own to the maryland this last flash of activity is not rain. the skies are clear right now. the rain is moving from west to east, so it is not a huge threat this evening. temperatures are up a little bit. the average is 86. the record is 100. annapolis, 75. parkton is down to 71. frederick d
NBC
Aug 12, 2013 4:30am EDT
and trust and protecting national security. even while vacationing on martha's vineyard president obama couldn't escape a moment of apparent frustration on the golf course. but in washington, more troubles await the commander in chief. lawmakers are criticizing the president's plan by nsa programs exposed by leaker edward snowden. >> he's failed to explain these programs which are lawful, which save lives. >> we need to do better in educating our public so they are are not fearful that we the government are violating their privacy. the worm director of the nsa added oversight to hurt a key part of the program moving quickly to protect national security. >> so you need to be careful about how many processes you put in there. the >> reporter: the leak seemed to push russian relations to a post cold war low. president obama has now canceled the meeting with russian president vladimir putin originally scheduled for next month. some lawmakers want a stronger gesture. >> mr. putin does not have united states' russia relationships in any priority. and treating them in a realistic fashion. that
NBC
Aug 10, 2013 7:00am EDT
it all. >> reporter: good morning to you. before president obama begins his vacation here in martha's vineyard, he will stop in orlando to speak with disabled veterans. edward snowden has everyone talking today. it comes after a news conference on friday announcing snowden played a role in the timing that he wants to enact new measures to enact the surveillance program. the president announced working with congress to reform the nsa program that collects telephone data mandating more transparency by the court. creating a team of private citizens including activists to review the program. chuck todd asked president obama if snowden is a leaker or a patriot. here is what he had to say. take a listen. >> i don't think he was a patriot. as i said in my opening remarks, i called for a thorough review of our surveillance operations before mr. snowden made the leaks. >> reporter: now president obama also, for the first time, addressed his decision not to meet with russia's president, vladimir putin on the sidelines of the g-20 summit. a number of factors went into that decision, including
NBC
Aug 10, 2013 6:30pm EDT
this afternoon, but even on martha's vineyard there was no break from the ongoing debate about his administration's controversial surveillance program. >> although i understand the necessity of them, for my own protection, i'm concerned that there are no controls how far they go. >> more concerned about the safety and safety of the country than any individual liberties. >> reporter: on friday the president tried to calm the public fear by announcing new measures aimed at enhancing transparency and strengthening oversight. >> we can and must be more transparent. >> reporter: but across the country today, there's still sharp disagreement. some say they are encouraged. >> we won't know for sure until they're implemented whether they go far enough. >> probably important to have transparency so people can get onboard with the program. >> reporter: others remain deeply skeptical. >> very disappointed, and, yeah i think we should fight against that. i think we have to push obama to do better. it's not good enough. >> i think mostly overly intrusive and a threat to democracy and a threat to the basic pri
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Aug 11, 2013 5:00am EDT
. >> in martha's vineyard president obama looking for a break from the heat. wbal-tv 11 news. >> a maryland man is one of the longest surviving heart transplant patients. >> after marrying his wife he was diagnosed with cardio cardiomyopat cardiomyopathy. we meet the team of doctors behind that life saving transplant. >> the showers sitting down to the south in virginia but a few may make it up into maryland toda wow, i've been claritin clear for 10 days! when your allergies start, doctors recommend taking one non-drowsy claritin every day during your allergy season for continuous relief. 18 days! 17 days! 22 days of continuous relief. live claritin clear. every day. >> the time now is 5:36. there's a live look outdoors in the city. that's the sun rising it will be up at 6:16 this morning. we are in dawn right now. if you have a chance you may want to look outside this morning. if you have clear skies you may get a glimpse of the meteor shower. this happens every yeernd this time and it will peak tomorrow morning in which case there may still be breaks in the cloud cover to get to see it. it is
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Aug 13, 2013 2:05am EDT
, daughter-in-law blanca and friend martha. okay. everybody please keep your blind folds on. here is edie before. all right, edie, let's see the new you. >> bring it, edie. >> all right! all right! >> all right, guys. take off your blindfolds. >> mother! mother! >> are you ready to see yourself? are you ready? turn right around here and look into this camera. step up. step right up close so you can see yourself. >> you look awesome. >> you look adorable. >> look right there. tell us about that. >> this is a great -- >> look right here. >> again, shaped around her face. uplift her features which we wanted to do. and she had her hair light and dark. i made it more -- a little more monochromatic which was softer for her face. >> guys, what do you think? >> mom looks hot. >> that's disturbing to hear you say that. >> jill, tell us about that dress. it's perfect. >> i love it. this is a wrap dress day because wrap dresses are great at any age. this is by maggie london. she doesn't wear red and brown so that's why we picked this. >> you look great. >> a big round of applause for edie. >> our se
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 8:00am EDT
obama's trying to get a little r&r today as he and the first family vacation on martha's vineyard. but, of course, no president ever really gets to unplug completely and he has a number of major issues on his plate. david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." david, good morning. >> craig, good morning. >> gun control, immigration reform, grand bargain on the budget. all of those things, of course, are on hold rate now. has the president's second term agenda already stalled out? >> it does seem to be in neutral in a couple of ways. one, there are the distractions, those things that the president didn't count on including the leaking of this nsa program, the series of programs that he has to defend and try to reform. you mentioned gun control and other issues. i also think he has some of these problems with republicans particularly in the house over an issue like immigration. this is a legacy item, a big campaign item and it does not appear to be heading in the direction the president would want let alone the fact you referred to the budget and continuing to fund the government. tha
NBC
Aug 9, 2013 7:00am EDT
for ten days in martha's vineyard. so you should expect a lot of questions that are all over the map. from healthcare to immigration. this is basically a little bit of a disappointing end of the summer for the president. three months ago he thought this would be a press conference where he would be talking about a big success. possibly signing a imfwramigrat reform bill. he has a battle in the fall, implementation of healthcare. so it's a more precarious situation he is in with this final press conference. >> just a programming note, we'll have that press conference covered for you at 3:00 this afternoon eastern time. >>> meanwhile, the president named 16 recipients of the presidential medal of freedom on thursday. former president bill clinton and oprah winfrey are among those that will receive the highest civilian award. others include loretta lynn and dean smith. >>> a florida man faces murder charges this morning after police say he killed his wife and then apparently posted a photo of her dead body on facebook. the 31-year-old turned himself in telling him he had shot 26-year-old jenn
NBC
Aug 12, 2013 7:00am EDT
on martha's vineyard today but he won't be able to leave his work completely behind. kristen welker is there with the latest. >> reporter: this is a working vacation for president obama but there will be plenty of time for r and r as well. on sunday president obama played golf. cameras captured him expressing a moment of frustration after missing a put but he hasn't been able to escape the debate over his government surveillance program. on friday, president obama announced new steps aimed at increasing transparency. republicans have typically been supportive but on sunday michael mccall said on meet the press that the steps were window dressing. he said mr. obama hasn't done a good enough job of explaining the program to the public. democrats welcomed the steps, most of them that the president announced butome including the senator continue to express concerns about privacy rights. any major changes to the surveillance program will have to wait until september when congress is back in session. natalie. >>> all right. kristen welker, thank you so much. >> now on what's moving the ma
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